Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics website at: https://craniofascialdynamics.com. This website is provided for information and educational purposes and may contain links to other sites. Once you enter another website (whether through an advertisement, service, or content link), be aware that the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit.

We believe that transparency is the key to any healthy relationship. At the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics, we’re all about healthy. We appreciate that you are trusting us with information that is important to you, and we want to be transparent about how we use it. Here we describe the privacy practices for our website and you will learn about the data we collect, how we use it, the controls we give you over your information, and the measures we take to keep it safe.

Specifically, we’ll cover:


Information We Collect and How We Use Information

When you use our Contact Form, we collect the following personal information from you on the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics website or via forms used as part of our social media marketing campaign e.g. LinkedIn.

  • Name
  • Email address

By entering this information, you are providing personal information that will be used by the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics for the sole purpose of your contact request.

Passive Information We Collect

Like many other websites, we also automatically collect and log other non-identifying information when you interact with the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics website:

Device data. We collect data from the device and application you use to access the website, such as your Internet protocol (IP) addresses, operating system, device type, browser type and timestamps.

Usage data. We collect usage data that may include which webpages you visit, what you click on, when you performed those actions, and so on.


How Information Is Shared

Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy or as specifically agreed to by you, the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics will not disclose any Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information it gathers from you on our website. We will only release Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information to third parties:

(i) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order.

(ii) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information to a third party, we will attempt to notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order. In addition, we may disclose Personal Information as described below.


Your Rights To Access and Control Your Personal Data

You may ask us at any time for information about any personal data we hold about you or ask us to correct or delete that information. We will complete this request within 30 days of the initial request for information being received. Please contact us to start this process. If you need further assistance regarding your rights, please contact us and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable laws.

Data Retention

We keep the information we have about you and your use of the Services for as long as necessary for our legitimate business interests, for legal reasons, historical research and to prevent harm, including as described in the How We Use Information and How Information Is Shared sections.


Analytics and Advertising Services Provided by Others

  • Google Analytics. In addition, our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Further information may be obtained by visiting Google’s privacy policy.

We use this information to conduct research and analysis to better understand how visitors are using the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics website, so that we can improve our website experience.


We use cookies and other technologies to ensure that everyone who uses the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics website has the best possible experience. By continuing to visit or use our services, you are agreeing to the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes we describe in this policy. You can find more information about cookies at: cookiesandyou.com.

Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalised to you.

Our cookie table lists some of the third party cookies on our sites. Please note that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies may change over time. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

List of cookies used by the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics:

Set By Or On Behalf Of Purpose Expiration Privacy
Google Analytics Website analytics cookie for visitor information and source. 2 years https://policies.google.com/privacy

Our Policies for Children

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. Neither the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics nor any of its services are designed or intended to attract children under the age of 13.


Information Security

We work hard to keep your data safe. We use a combination of technical, administrative, and physical controls to maintain the security of your data. No method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure, however, if you have a security-related concern, please contact us.

Changes to This Policy

We will inform you if a material change to the Privacy Policy is made that involves the use of your Personally Identifiable Information. Your continued use of the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics site will indicate acceptance of the changes. Please exit the site immediately if you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy or any revised policy.


Who We Are and How To Contact Us

If you have questions, suggestions, or concerns about this policy, or about our use of your information, please contact us.

Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics
St Luke’s Hospital
Latimer Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7PF

01865 238198
office@craniofascialdynamics.com

This Privacy Policy does not protect you when you send content, questions or ideas to the Howat Institute of Cranio Fascial Dynamics via email. If you want to keep them private or proprietary, do not send them in an email. We try to answer every email within 48 business hours, but are not always able to do so.

Last Updated: 20th January 2020